Anyone who has declared someone else to be an idiot, a bad apple, is annoyed when it turns out in the end that he isn’t.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Fear is the mother of morality.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
I still live, I still think: I still have to live, for I still have to think.
It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.
Art raises its head where creeds relax.